holiday after rejecting a temporary fix. kate amara has more. >> this is a holiday standoff that could shrink your paycheck in the new year. lawmakers sent home for the holiday, leaving town in the middle of a stalemate over extending popular payroll tax cut. as expected, house republicans rejected a temporary two-month tax break. >> enough is enough. the arrogance of this place is outstanding. it is unbelievable. >> the gop wants the senate to come back from their holiday. >> our negotiators are here, ready and able to work. the extension will create more on saturday for a job creators while millions of americans are out of work. >> is played out on both sides. >> the clock is ticking.